AN ACT TO MODERNIZE, UPDATE, AND CLARIFY THE STATUTES GOVERNING THE FIREMEN'S AND RESCUE SQUAD WORKERS' PENSION FUND BY ADDING A DEFINITION SECTION TO THE STATUTES, TO REPEAL ARCHAIC AND UNNECESSARY PROVISIONS, TO MAKE THE PROVISIONS GENDER NEUTRAL, TO ELIMINATE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES WHILE TRANSFERRING ITS AUTHORITY TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM, TO ESTABLISH A FIREFIGHTERS' AND RESCUE SQUAD WORKERS' ADVISORY PANEL, TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN FELONS FROM PARTICIPATING IN THE FUND, AND TO ESTABLISH AN AGGRAVATING FACTOR FOR DEFENDANTS WHO COMMIT OFFENSES DIRECTLY RELATED TO THEIR SERVICE AS FIREFIGHTERS OR RESCUE SQUAD WORKERS.
Senate committee substitute to the 3rd edition makes the following changes.
Amends GS 58-86-95 to provide that if a member who is in service and has not received 20 years of fully credited service on December 1, 2013, is convicted of an offense listed in new GS 58-86-100 (was, GS 126-38.5) for acts committed after December 1, 2013, then that member is not entitled to any fully credited service that accrued after December 1, 2013.
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